3 Consumer Stocks to Covet in 2016

Describing 2015’s stock market returns is like offering up reactions to toast with butter. [Meh. Yawn.] While 2015 had some cringeworthy moments — like when China’s market took a dive this summer — for the most part, stocks are ending the year close to where they began, showing...
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3 Risks of Investing in Annuities

Investing can be scary, especially in the short term. When you retire, it’s hard to watch the value of your lifetime of savings fluctuate as financial markets bounce up and down. Fear is a powerful sales tool. Immediate annuities are an insurance product that prevents you from losing...
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GE Scraps $3.3 Billion Appliance Unit Sale to Electrolux

GE has scrapped a $3.3 billion plan to sell its home appliance business to the Swedish company Electrolux, a deal opposed by U.S. regulators over concerns about competition. The Fairfield, Connecticut, conglomerate said that it will continue to run the business as it looks for other options to...
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